Chris Schluep
Chris Schluep
Chris spent more than a dozen years editing books in New York before moving west. He reads all the time, but there are certainly worse ways to make a living. Chris lives in Seattle with his wife, his two sons, and a cat named Little. Aside from reading, he enjoys fishing, writing, and cooking.

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Drop

Michael Connelly and Season Two of "Bosch"

I reached out to Michael Connelly to get his take on the new season on Amazon Prime.

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Reid

Music Exec LA Reid on Artistry, the Music Biz, What Makes a Star, and More

This month, music exec LA Reid came out with his memoir Sing to Me: My Story of Making Music, Finding Magic, and Searching for Who's Next. If you're a music fan with any interest in how things work behind the scenes (and most of us are), you'll find this to be a fascinating read. Here's a list of some of the the artists L.A. Reid has worked with: Usher, TLC, Outkast, Sean "Puffy" Combs, Justin Bieber, Jay Z, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez, Kanye, Pink, and Rihanna.

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Habit

100 Leadership & Success Books to Read in a Lifetime

This morning the Amazon editors released their list of 100 Leadership & Success Books to Read in a Lifetime. This is the seventh 100 Books list, and our goal with this one was to compose a list of books that...

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The Best Business Books of February

This month's best business books lineup is an embarrassment of riches. Here are the top four best-selling books in the Best Business Books of February.

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Rose

Umberto Eco Dead at 84

Author and philosopher Umberto Eco died today in Italy. He was 84 years old. Eco, who held the position of Professor Emeritus at Bologna University at the time of his death, was the author of seven novels. The first of...

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Ross

"Our Children and the Next Economy" by Alec Ross

65% of children entering primary school today will ultimately end up working in new job types that don’t yet exist. -- Alec Ross

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Burke

The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of February

Here are some standouts from our Best Mysteries, Thrillers & Suspense of February.

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Loitering

Loitering: A Conversation with Essayist and Author Charles D'Ambrosio

"Any real essayist knows that certainty is an editorial decision, arrived at, not through conviction, but through suppression, the denial of a whole range of possibilities, of alternatives that we jettison, sometimes necessarily, in order to steady the ship." - Charles D'Ambrosio

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Nights

A Books Post for Groundhog Day

In honor of Groundhog Day, here's a list of books that the Amazon editors are given to reading and re-reading--whether on purpose or, at least in one case, by mistake.

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People

What to Read if You Love (or Hate) "Making a Murderer"

Whichever side you fall on--he did it, or you're not so sure--"Making a Murderer" is riveting television. For those who'd like more, here are two lists of books to appeal to two different types of true crime connoisseurs...

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